Nun with veil on barred from appearing in AIPMT exam


Thiruvananthapuram: After the massive cheating led to the cancellation of the AIPMT exam and the Supreme Court ordering for the conduction of fresh examination, the CBSE had banned all the religious items for the All India Pre Medical Test which will be held on Saturday.

A nun in Thiruvananathapuram of Kerala had to bear the heat of the rules as she wasn’t allowed to appear for the examination since she was wearing a veil and wooden cross.

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The court had cancelled the AIPMT examination on June 15 following the leak of question papers. And the answer keys across 10 states of the country.

According to the nun, she entered the exam centre by 8 am and was ready for a body check but the centre authorities at the school said that she couldn’t write the exam with her veil and cross on.